The Blue Castle (Version 2)


Read by Bryn Roberts

(4.9 stars; 11 reviews)

"The Blue Castle" by L. M. Montgomery tells the story of Valancy Stirling, a repressed and timid woman living under the control of her overbearing family in the small town of Deerwood. With her health being a constant concern and her life devoid of joy, Valancy finds solace in her dreams and imaginations. However, everything changes when she receives a shocking medical diagnosis, which prompts her to break free from her constrained existence.

Determined to live life on her own terms, Valancy decides to seize the opportunity to experience the world beyond the confines of Deerwood. She accepts an invitation from Barney Snaith, a mysterious and unconventional man, to join him in the remote Blue Castle. In this picturesque setting, Valancy discovers love, freedom, and the courage to be herself.

As Valancy explores her newfound independence, she learns to confront societal expectations and embrace her true desires. With Barney by her side, she finds companionship and a sense of belonging that she had never known before. Together, they embark on a journey of self-discovery, defying convention and embracing the beauty of life's possibilities.

"The Blue Castle" is a heartwarming tale of transformation, resilience, and the pursuit of happiness in the face of adversity. Through Valancy's journey, Montgomery celebrates the power of love, imagination, and the human spirit to overcome life's challenges and find fulfillment. - Summary by Bryn Roberts (7 hr 53 min)

Chapters

Ch 1 23:22 Read by Bryn Roberts
Ch 2 & 3 19:41 Read by Bryn Roberts
Ch 4 & 5 15:09 Read by Bryn Roberts
Ch 6 & 7 24:54 Read by Bryn Roberts
Ch 8 21:36 Read by Bryn Roberts
Ch 9 & 10 22:51 Read by Bryn Roberts
Ch 11 26:56 Read by Bryn Roberts
Ch 12-14 22:52 Read by Bryn Roberts
Ch 15-17 20:30 Read by Bryn Roberts
Ch 18 & 19 25:38 Read by Bryn Roberts
Ch 20 18:47 Read by Bryn Roberts
Ch 21 & 22 19:00 Read by Bryn Roberts
Ch 23-25 24:04 Read by Bryn Roberts
Ch 26 10:58 Read by Bryn Roberts
Ch 27 23:35 Read by Bryn Roberts
Ch 28-30 25:15 Read by Bryn Roberts
Ch 31 & 32 24:55 Read by Bryn Roberts
Ch 33-35 20:54 Read by Bryn Roberts
Ch 36 & 37 10:41 Read by Bryn Roberts
Ch 38 20:46 Read by Bryn Roberts
Ch 39 & 40 19:48 Read by Bryn Roberts
Ch 41 & 42 23:44 Read by Bryn Roberts
Ch 43-45 7:05 Read by Bryn Roberts

Reviews

Beautiful story!


(5 stars)

Brilliantly read, with a real heart for the story and characters. Second time I've listened to this LMM novel, and it's full of wisdom and beauty. Will listen to more by this reader. He did an amazing job. Thank you.


(5 stars)

I enjoyed Bryn Roberts' reading very much and the story was pretty good too.